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This episode we talk about Royce Lewis and Alex Kiriloff, who we highlighed on the first installment of Dynasty Divorces. We also chatted about Julio Pablo Martinez, Michael Baez and Keibert Ruiz. In mentioning these guys we brought other players into the conversation, like Alex Verdugo, Jorge Alfaro, Andrew Benintendi,

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2021 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Baseball

Hello friends and welcome back to the second half of our 2021 catcher prospect rankings. This time around, the list is headlined by a slugger who’s already made his MLB debut. Half the list is made up of players working their way through the mid-minors, only a season or so

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2021 Dynasty Baseball Rankings

WELCOME BACK!!! Despite a scorching hot stove (I can’t believe the player you’re thinking of did or did not sign with the team you thought they would!), these long winter months can be some of the darkest of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty

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Dynasty BaseballTriple Play

The Triple Play is back for a third season! This regular feature is broken down by staff writers Bob Osgood and Paul Monte and a rotating panel of third writers. If you’re new to the Triple Play, this series breaks down an arm, a bat, and a prospect within each

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2020 Dynasty Baseball RankingsDynasty Prospect Rankings

How to best make sense of the recent proliferation of information on minor league hitters, specifically power metrics? This is a question I’ve been struggling with in the last few weeks/months (does anyone keep track of time anymore?) regarding minor league fly ball distance, exit velocity, and exit velocity on

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Dynasty BaseballProspect Talk

Last week, I generated an expected home runs per fly ball measure (xHR/FB) for minor leaguers based on their average fly ball distance and average exit velocity. The logic is this: a minor leaguer can be expected to hit a certain number of home runs per fly ball given their

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Podcast

  Jake, Shelly, and Jordan review the latest news around the league, dive into the catcher rankings and answer some listener Q’s Catchers: Overrated: Jorge Alfaro Joey Bart Wilson Ramos Underrated: Sal Perez Danny Jansen Sean Murphy Poised to rise: Sam Huff Francisco Alvarez Tyler Stephenson Favorite Catching Prospect: Ivan

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WELCOME BACK!!! Despite a scorching hot stove (I can’t believe the player you’re thinking of did or did not sign with the team you thought they would!), January and February can be some of the darkest months of the year (figuratively and literally). But fear not, restless readers. The Dynasty

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Dynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

Wander Franco (Left photograph: Rob Tringali / MLB Photos via Getty Images); Julio Rodriguez (Right photograph: wv_power, The Official Instagram for the West Virginia Power) Over the past year, I’ve developed translations that convert minor league statistics to their equivalent MLB statistics. I’ve also built aging curves to project when

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Dynasty Prospect RankingsScouting the Statline

Our ranks are based on peak MLB wOBA translations for minor leaguers. Peak MLB wOBA is 2019 minor league wOBA adjusted for aging and league difficulty. For example, say a 20-year-old posts a .400 wOBA in the Triple-A International League in 2019. Adjusted for league difficulty, this performance is equivalent

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